This ceremony is also called Native. The prayer is recited in the original Mayan with a translation in the required language, in accordance with ancient Mayan traditions.
The couple shares the sacred drink of Balché with the purpose of feeding their souls. They are also blessed with copal smoke, and presented with flower bracelets. These bracelets represent the rings of love.
Corn and cocoa are offered to the couple. These items are used to signify abundance in the relationship. Bride and groom are united with ribbons. Hers has white flower petals, and his has yellow flower petals. These represent the sun and moon, man and woman, and symbolize the union of their lives.